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31 March 2018
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Lot 56
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
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KINGS OF ARMENIA. Tigranes II ‘the Great’, 95-56 BC. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 20.5 mm, 5.42 g, 12 h), third series, Tigranokerta, c. 80-68. Diademed and draped bust of Tigranes II to right, wearing five-pointed tiara decorated with a star between two eagles. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ BAΣIΛEΩN TIΓPANOY Tyche of Tigranocerta seated right on rock, holding laurel branch in extended right hand; below, river-god Araxes swimming to right; to A and ΔΗ monograms across the fields. ACV -. CAA -. Kovacs 85. Green patina and with a fine portrait of Tigranes. Very fine.

From the collection of Yerets’ Kariatin, Switzerland.
Current Status
Online bidding closes:
31 Mar 2019 15:28:00 CEST
Current Date & Time:
24 Sep 2021 17:08:27 CEST
Remaining Time:
Closed
Hammer Price:
75 CHF by MailBidder2281 (Bids: 3)

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Lot 56
Starting Price: 50 CHF
KINGS OF ARMENIA. Tigranes II ‘the Great’, 95-56 BC. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 20.5 mm, 5.42 g, 12 h), third series, Tigranokerta, c. 80-68. Diademed and draped bust of Tigranes II to right, wearing five-pointed tiara decorated with a star between two eagles. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ BAΣIΛEΩN TIΓPANOY Tyche of Tigranocerta seated right on rock, holding laurel branch in extended right hand; below, river-god Araxes swimming to right; to A and ΔΗ monograms across the fields. ACV -. CAA -. Kovacs 85. Green patina and with a fine portrait of Tigranes. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Lot 57
Starting Price: 50 CHF
KINGS OF ARMENIA. Tigranes II ‘the Great’, 95-56 BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 15.5 mm, 3.58 g, 12 h), third series, Tigranokerta, c. 80-68. Diademed and draped bust of Tigranes II to right, wearing five-pointed tiara decorated with a star between two eagles. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ BAΣIΛEΩN TIΓPANOY Herakles standing facing, head to left, setting club on the ground with his right hand; lion's skin draped over his left arm; A and ΔΗ monograms across the fields. ACV -. CAA -. Kovacs 86. A little rough as usual, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 70 CHF
Lot 58
Starting Price: 120 CHF
KINGS OF ARMENIA. Tigranes II ‘the Great’, 95-56 BC. Dichalkon (Bronze, 19.5 mm, 5.51 g, 12 h), third series, Tigranokerta, c. 80-68. Diademed and draped bust of Tigranes II to right, wearing five-pointed tiara decorated with a star between two eagles. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ BAΣIΛEΩN TIΓPANOY Herakles standing facing, head to left, setting club on the ground with his right hand; lion's skin draped over his left arm; to A and ΔΗ monograms across the fields. ACV -. CAA -. Kovacs 86. Struck on an unusually broad and heavy flan. Edge split, otherwise, very fine.
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